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Drummer Mike Mitchell Emerges as Blaque Dynamite – Releases New Album “Killing Bugs” | LISTEN!


 
Drummer Mike Mitchell Reinvents Himself as
Blaque Dynamite, Encourages and Embraces the Unorthodox
on Hydra Rock/Hip-Hop/Jazz Debut Record Killing Bugs
 
In a world of constant repetition and formulaic goals, there stands one young man’s quest to exist however he wants, in any manner he deems fit. The mundanities of life hold back the true potential of this creative genius until he reinvents himself as a boundless force to be reckoned with: Blaque Dynamite.

Blue Note Records Introduces “Blue Note Review: Vol. 1 – Peace, Love & Fishing” Boxset | Available NOW


 
INTRODUCING
BLUE NOTE REVIEW
VOLUME ONE – PEACE, LOVE & FISHING
 
Blue Note Records introduces Blue Note Review: Volume One – Peace, Love & Fishing, the inaugural edition of a stunning new biannual, limited edition, luxury boxset subscription series that encapsulates the storied past and auspicious future of the legendary jazz label.

RVMK Records to Release “Two Beats, One Soul” – An Album Celebrating The Sounds of Cuba – on Jan. 19th, 2018


 
RVMK RECORDS ANNOUNCES, ‘TWO BEATS, ONE SOUL’
AN ALBUM CELEBRATING THE SOUNDS & ARTISTRY OF CUBA
OUT 19th JANUARY
 
EXECUTIVE PRODUCED BY RAY CHEW & VIVIAN SCOTT CHEW — TO BE RELEASED 19TH January TWO BEATS, ONE SOUL DOCUMENTARY DIRECTED BY BILLIE WOODRUFF TO BE RELEASED IN SUPPORT OF FULL ALBUM
 
RVMK Records/Sony Music Latin is excited to announce the release of Two Beats, One Soul – a 13 track album showcasing the fusion of Cuban and American music.

LISTEN TO NEW MUSIC! Drummer Sonny Emory to Release New Album “Love Is The Greatest” on Oct. 10th, 2017


 
DRUMMER TO THE STARS WORLD RENOWNED MULTI INSTRUMENTALIST COMPOSER SONNY EMORY GROOVES SOLO WITH BAND CACHET ON
LOVE IS THE GREATEST
 
(ATLANTA, GA — August xx, 2017) –After decades of laying down the foundation and galvanizing the groove on tour and in the studio for legends like Earth, Wind & Fire, The Crusaders, Bruce Hornsby, Al Jarreau, Steely Dan and Bette Midler, drummer, multi-instrumentalist and composer Sonny Emory is on the greatest creative roll of his career,…

WATCH NEW VIDEO! Funk Band Phat Phunktion is Set to Release New Album “Live At The High Noon” on June 2nd, 2017


 
Award-Winning Nine-Piece Funk Band PHAT PHUNKTION To Release Fifth Album on June 2
 
Available Digitally, on CD, and Blu-ray, ‘Live at the High Noon’ Is the Group’s First Live Album. 75-Minute Concert Includes Exuberant Rendition of “Jupiter” by Earth Wind & Fire. Group Includes Oscar-Winning Arranger Tim Whalen.
 
MADISON, Wis. – April 17, 2017 – PRLog — As a group of University of Wisconsin-Madison music students who banded together in 1996, Phat Phunktion have built a loyal following of listeners throughout the United States and around the world.

Afrobeat Pioneer Tony Allen to Release New EP, “A Tribute to Art Blakey” on May 19th, 2017


 
AFROBEAT LEGEND TONY ALLEN PAYS TRIBUTE TO JAZZ LEGEND ART BLAKEY
WITH NEW EP TO BE RELEASED MAY 19 ON BLUE NOTE RECORDS
 
Blue Note Records has announced the May 19 digital release of Tony Allen’s new EP, A Tribute to Art Blakey. On the 4-track EP the legendary Nigerian drummer and Afrobeat pioneer best known for his work with Fela Kuti pays tribute to his longstanding idol, the American jazz drummer and Blue Note legend Art Blakey.

Legendary Soul Jazz Guitarist Melvin Sparks Album “Live at Nectar’s” Coming April 28th, 2017


 
The Legacy of Late Great Soul Jazz Guitarist MELVIN SPARKS
To Be Celebrated With Release of LIVE AT NECTAR’S
Due April 28th on ONE NOTE RECORDS
 
The legacy of legendary soul jazz guitarist Melvin Sparks will be celebrated on April 28, 2017 with the release of Live At Nectars on One Note Records. The recording, to be issued on digital formats, as well as limited edition vinyl, documents Melvin’s final band on December 30, 2010 just a few months before his passing in March 2011.

WATCH NEW VIDEO! Latin-Tropical-Soul Band, 3D Rhythm of Life to Release New Album “Fantasy” in Summer 2017


 
ACCLAIMED LATIN-TROPICAL- SOUL BAND 3D RHYTHM OF LIFE RELEASES NEW ALBUM “FANTASY”
 
New York, NY – Acclaimed Latin-Tropical-Soul band, 3D Rhythm of Life led by drummer Michael Tate, announces the up and coming release of their new album, “Fantasy” (Summer 2017). This project details their multi-dimensional sound, a fusion of Latin and Afro-Caribbean grooves, blended with a variety of genres including Blues, Jazz, Reggae, and Rock.

LISTEN TO NEW MUSIC! Trombone Shorty to Drop New Album “Parking Lot Symphony” on April 28th, 2017 | Announces New Tour Dates


 
TROMBONE SHORTY SET TO RELEASE HIS
BLUE NOTE DEBUT PARKING LOT SYMPHONY ON APRIL 28;
 
Trombone Shorty has announced an April 28 release date for Parking Lot Symphony, his debut album for Blue Note Records. The album pre-order launched today along with the irrepressible first single “Here Come The Girls,” which is available now to download or stream.
 
CLICK HERE TO LISTEN TO NEW SINGLE “HERE COME THE GIRLS”!

Vocalist Somi to Release New Album “Petite Afrique” on March 31st, 2017


 
Critically Acclaimed Vocalist Somi to Release Petite Afrique,
Inspired by the Fate of African Immigrants in Harlem
 
Featuring Special Guest Aloe Blacc
 
Pulsing with Harlem’s rhythms and sonic ambiance, Somi‘s Petite Afrique is an homage to her New York City upper Manhattan neighborhood, and one of the Meccas of the African diaspora.